TPP Will Make Trade Easier By: Steve Craven The Trans Pacific Partnership makes headlines for its massive tariff cuts among the 12 signatory nations – or for controversy about its environmental, investment and dispute settlement provisions. Those controversies are generally overblown, but that’s for other posts to address. Today I want to get into ways […]
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What Does TPP Really Say About Trade & the Environment? By: Steve Craven Environmental issues were among the most contentious – and the focus of much disinformation – during negotiation of the Trans Pacific Partnership. For example, just a day or so before the summer 2015 negotiating round began on Maui, local media in Hawaii […]
Are you a small business looking for export counseling, training, and assistance? You’re in luck because Hawaii recently received the largest export grant award in the nation! The State of Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is administering an exciting grant program called the Hawaii State Trade and Export Promotion Program (HiSTEP). […]
Does Your Product Qualify for TPP’s Zero Duties? By Steve Craven OK, you know that the Trans Pacific Partnership will lower most customs duties, among TPP signatory countries, to zero. You are selling your product from Hawaii, but does it qualify for the new low duties? Some things are clear. If your product is 100% […]